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Becquerel

A.H. Becquerel
A.H. Becquerel

The becquerel (Bq) is the unit of activity (A). It is named after the French physicist Antoine Henri Becquerel (1852 – 1908).

1 Bq = 1 disintegration per second (s-1)

Note that activity and frequency share the same unit (s-1), however activity is a stochastic quantity whereas frequency is a periodic quantity.

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